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Inquiry into the draft Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards

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On Monday 15 June 2009, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs tabled its report on the inquiry into the draft Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards entitled Access All Areas.

The report is available in HTML and PDF format. To view the PDF version of the report, you will need Adobe Acrobat® PDF Reader, which can be downloaded free of charge from Adobe

If you have difficulty accessing the report, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 7 chapters and 6 appendices.

  HTML version PDF Version
  ISBN 978-0-642-79185-6 ISBN 978-0-642-79184-9

Preliminary Pages

Chair's Foreword,
Membership of the Committee,
Terms of Reference,
List of Abbreviations,
Summary and Recommendations

Preliminary Pages (HTML) Preliminary Pages (PDF 216 KB)



Chapter 1 – Introduction

Chapter 1 (HTML) Chapter 1 (PDF 132 KB)

Chapter 2 – Overview of Standards

Chapter 2 (HTML) Chapter 2 (PDF 99 KB)

Chapter 3 – Scope of the Premises Standards

Chapter 3 (HTML) Chapter 3 (PDF 167 KB)

Chapter 4 – Concessions, exemptions and exceptions

Chapter 4 (HTML) Chapter 4 (PDF 201 KB)

Chapter 5 – Specific provisions of the Premises Standards

Chapter 5 (HTML) Chapter 5 (PDF 323 KB)

Chapter 6 – Matters not addressed by the Standards

Chapter 6 (HTML) Chapter 6 (PDF 128 KB)

Chapter 7 – Implementation and review

Chapter 7 (HTML) Chapter 7 (PDF 188 KB)

Appendix A – List of Submissions

Appendix A (HTML) Appendix A (PDF 46 KB)

Appendix B – List of Exhibits

Appendix B (HTML) Appendix B (PDF 47 KB)

Appendix C – List of Hearings and Witnesses

Appendix C (HTML) Appendix C (PDF 64 KB)

Appendix D

(PDF only) Appendix D (PDF 113 KB)

Appendix E

(PDF only) Appendix E (PDF 63 KB)

Appendix F – Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2009

(PDF only) See Exhibit 1 – PDF 254 KB)

Full Report - Available in PDF only   Full Report (PDF 2.2 MB)


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